Larry Mantle speaks with world-renowned psychologist Shelley Taylor about her research confirming that tending and nurturing are biological instincts hardwired into our genes and hormones, as important to human evolution as is searching for food or sleeping. Her new book is The Tending Instinct (Time Books).
Larry Mantle and critics Charles Solomon, animation critic of amazon.com, F.X. Feeney of the L.A. Weekly, and Peter Rainer of New York Magazine discuss this week's new film releases, including Insomnia, Enough, The Importance of Being Earnest, Home Movie, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, CQ, The Komediant, Late Marriage, Master of the Flying Guillotine, and Thirteen Conversations About One Thing. Henry Sheehan of Fresh Air joins us from France to talk about the Cannes Film Festival.
Donald Trump became the 45th president of the U.S. today – we take a look at the latest inauguration day news, as well as Trump's speech; we hear from Californians who are currently in D.C., either for the inauguration or the Women's March; plus, Larry and film critics review the week’s latest releases, including ‘Split’ and ‘The Red Turtle.’ TGI-Filmweek!
President-elect Trump's EPA nominee Scott Pruitt faced questions about California's right to tougher auto emission regulations during his confirmation hearing; we debate President Obama's decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence; and we remember the 44th President of the United States on his final day in office.
Abortion rates are at an all time low since Roe v. Wade - advocates debate why; investigators of South Korea's presidential scandal are requesting a warrant to arrest Samsung heir - we discuss the latest details; after 146 years, Ringling Bros. will cancel "The Greatest Show On Earth" this year; and more.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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